noun, plural dit·ta·nies.
- dittersdorf, karl ditters von,
- ditto machine,
- ditto mark
Origin of dittany
Examples from the Web for dittany
The sacred plants of the goddess were, the willow, pomegranate, the dittany and the lily.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
Dittany, dit′a-ni, n. a genus of aromatic perennial plants, formerly much used medicinally as a tonic.
Dittany, used by the Indians as a remedy for various diseases.Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Athearn Jones
Fraxinella, frak-si-nel′a, n. a common name for cultivated species of dittany.
According to Virgil, Venus healed the wounded neas with Dittany.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard